Deped Statement on the Grade 2 Learning Materials Found Damaged in the Publisher’s Warehouse

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Following its exit conference with the Commission on Audit (CoA) last June 19, 2018, the Department of Education (DepEd) has committed to conduct further investigation and is establishing legal solutions in regard to the 820,682 Grade 2 learning materials (LMs) found damaged by water in the warehouse of Lexicon Press, Inc. – the publisher awarded with contract to re-print 2,440,336 copies of Grade 2 LMs in February 2016. Report of DepEd’s Bureau of Learning Resources (BLR) yielded that DepEd and Lexicon mutually agreed to the temporary safekeeping of the completed…

DepEd, DOH Collaborate to Develop Apps Monitoring Dengvaxia Recipients

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PASIG CITY, 16 July 2018 – The Department of Education (DepEd) and the Department of Health (DOH) pledged to cooperate in the development of two systems that shall enable the government to monitor the condition of learners previously administered with the dengue vaccine Dengvaxia. In the ceremonial signing of the expression of cooperation held at the Bulwagan ng Karunungan on July 16, 2018, DepEd and DOH signified their intent to enter into a data-sharing and outsourcing agreement with Indra Philippines Inc., who will develop the Register, Serve, Validate, Plan (RSVP)…

DepEd Order No. 028, s. 2018 | Policy And Guidelines On Oplan Kalusugan Sa Department Of Education

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06 July 2018 DepEd Order No. 028, s. 2018 Policy And Guidelines On Oplan Kalusugan Sa Department Of Education To:Undersecretaries Assistant Secretaries Bureau and Service Directors Regional Directors Schools Division Superintendents Public Elementary and Secondary School Heads All Others Concerned 1. The Department of Education (DepEd) issues the enclosed Policy and Guidelines on Oplan Kalusugan sa Department of Education (OK sa DepEd) for the provision of basic primary medical and dental care to learners to allow them to attain their full educational potential. 2. The policy and guidelines aim to…

DepEd Guidelines on the Suspension of Classes During Typhoons

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Classes in affected areas are automatically suspended based on the PAGASA declared storm signals, while local government units (LGUs)—not the DepEd—decide on and announce class suspensions during calamities in the absence of a storm signal. The Department of Education (DepEd) reiterates this to guide parents and help ensure the safety of students in the event of typhoons, flooding, and other weather disturbances and calamities. Cancellation and suspension of classes are observed directly from the weather bulletins of the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA). Classes in the affected…

School Calendar for School Year 2018–2019 | DepEd Order 25, s. 2018

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DepEd Order 25, s. 2018 School Calendar for School Year 2018–2019   To:   Undersecretaries Assistant Secretaries Bureau and Service Directors Regional Directors Regional Secretary, ARMM Schools Division Superintendents Public and Private Elementary and Secondary School Heads All Others Concerned The School Year (SY) 2018-2019 shall formally open on Monday, June 4, 2018 and shall end on Friday, April 5, 2019.  It shall consist of 208 school days inclusive of the five-day In-Service Training and the three days for the Parent-Teacher Conferences (PTC) conducted within the school year.  However, learners are expected to be in school for a…

DepEd Announcement : June 4, 2018 – Official Start of Classes in Public Schools

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Official Start of Classes for School Year 2018 – 2019   The Department of Education (DepEd) officially announced yesterday that the opening of classes for School Year (SY) 2018-2019 in all public schools nationwide will be on June 4. In line with its annual initiative to engage education partners and stakeholders in preparation for the opening of classes, DepEd is set to reactivate the National Oplan Balik Eskwela (OBE) for SY 2018-2019 from May 21 to June 8 at the Bulwagan ng Karunungan, DepEd-Central Office in Pasig City. Education Secretary…

DepEd, COMELEC Commit to Assure Timely Tax Refund for Poll Teacher-Volunteers

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The Department of Education (DepEd) and the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) on Friday committed to ensure that volunteer-teachers, with annual basic salary of P250,000 and below, will promptly receive tax refund after the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) ruled to impose 5% withholding tax on their honorarium and allowance for rendering services during the 2018 barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections on May 14. “I believe that you are aware that the BIR has already issued a ruling. . . The TRAIN Law specifies that those with annual income below P250,000 will be tax…

GFAL Application Process – GSIS Financial Assistance Loan Program

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The Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) will start to accept applications for the GSIS Financial Assistance Loan (GFAL) program for personnel of the Department of Education (DepEd) starting May 15, 2018. Under the program, GSIS will lend a maximum amount of PhP500,000 to DepEd borrowers to pay the outstanding balance of their loan from accredited private lending institutions. “Instead of offering the GFAL to DepEd personnel in selected cities and municipalities on a pilot run, we decided to open it to all teachers and teaching personnel nationwide because we want…

Starting May 15, 2018 – GFAL Application for Deped Teaching, Non-Teaching Personnel

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Eligible personnel of the Department of Education (DepEd) may already apply for the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) Financial Assistance Loan (GFAL) Program beginning May 15 in all GSIS offices nationwide, except the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM). This follows last month’s ceremonial signing of the GFAL Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the two government agencies represented by Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones and GSIS President and General Manager Jesus Clint Aranas in the presence of President Rodrigo Duterte in Malacañang. GFAL is the result of more than a year…

Deped National Uniforms for Teaching and Non-Teaching Personnel for SY 2018-2019 | DepEd Memo No. 063 s. 2018

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DepEd Memorandum No. 063 s. 2018 Deped National Uniforms for Teaching and Non-Teaching Personnel for School Year 2018-2019       The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) has issued Budget Circular No. 2018-1 entitled Rules and Regulations on the Grant of Uniform/Clothing Allowance (U/CA) to Civilian Personnel on March 8, 2018. In view of this, the Department of Education (DepEd) announces that the National Uniforms for Teaching and Non-Teaching Personnel for School Year (SY) 2018-2019 shall remain the same as the of SY 2016-2017. The prescribed official uniform designs…